Key Antonyms Quiz For SSC CGL And SSC CPO 2018 : 29th May

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Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Antonyms Questions With SolutionsTo make you learn basic vocabulary effectively is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.

(a) Profuse
(b) Shaky
(c) Tense
(d) Bold
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S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Jittery: very nervous and unable to relax.
Bold: showing a willingness to take risks; confident and courageous.
Hence Jittery and Bold are antonyms to each other.

(a) Peculiar
(b) Sane
(c) Illiterate
(d) Foolish
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S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Kook: a mad or eccentric person.
Sane: (of a person) of sound mind; not mad or mentally ill.
Hence Kook and Sane are antonyms to each other.

(a) Cancel
(b) Adjourn
(c) Muster
(d) Dissent
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S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Convene: come or bring together for a meeting or activity; assemble.
Cancel: decide or announce that (a planned event) will not take place.
Adjourn: break off with the intention of resuming it later.
Muster: collect or assemble.
Dissent: hold or express opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held.
Hence Convene and Cancel are antonyms to each other.

(a) Estrange
(b) Reconcile
(c) Sunder
(d) Incense
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S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Disgruntle: to make ill-humored or discontented.
Estranged: no longer close or affectionate to someone; alienated.
Reconcile: restore friendly relations between.
Sunder: split apart.
Hence Disgruntle and Reconcile are antonyms to each other.

(a) Preferred
(b) Vogue
(c) Unpopular
(d) Modish
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S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Faddish: Enjoying widespread favor or approval.
Modish: conforming to or following what is currently popular and fashionable.
Being opposite in meaning, Faddish and Unpopular are antonyms to each other.

(a) Antagonist
(b) Hierophant
(c) Gospeler
(d) Cohort
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S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. Paladin: A person who actively supports or favors a cause.
Antagonist: a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary.
Hierophant: a person, especially a priest, who interprets sacred mysteries.
Gospeler: a person who zealously teaches or professes faith in the gospel.
Cohort: a group of people with a shared characteristic.
Hence Paladin and Antagonist are antonyms to each other.

(a) Gripe
(b) Rejoice
(c) Quibble
(d) Bleat
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S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Repine: to express dissatisfaction, pain or resentment usually tiresomely.
Gripe: complain about something in a persistent, irritating way.
Rejoice: feel or show great joy or delight.
Quibble: argue or raise objections about a trivial matter.
Bleat: make a characteristic weak, wavering cry.
Hence Repine and Rejoice are antonyms to each other.

(a) Imbecile
(b) Sage
(c) Perceptive
(d) Discerning
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S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. Sapient: having or showing deep understanding and intelligent application of knowledge.
Imbecile: stupid; idiotic.
Hence Sapient and Imbecile are antonyms to each other.

(a) Lopsided
(b) Oblique
(c) Symmetrical
(d) Crooked
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S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. Askew: inclined as twisted to one side.
Lopsided: with one side lower or smaller than the other.
Symmetrical: made up of exactly similar parts facing each other or around an axis; showing symmetry.
Hence Askew and Symmetry are antonyms to each other.

(a) Flapdoodle
(b) Guff
(c) Drivel
(d) Reasonability
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S10. Ans.(d)
Sol. Malarkey: language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense.
Flapdoodle: nonsense.
Guff: foolish talk or ideas.
Drivel: nonsense.
Reasonability: sensibility.
Hence Malarkey and Reasonability are antonyms to each other.

(a) Strange
(b) Lowly
(c) Mean
(d) Ridiculous
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S11. Ans.(b)
Sol. Sublime: of very great excellence or beauty.
Lowly: low in status or importance; humble.
Hence Sublime and Lowly are antonyms to each other.

(a) Plumb
(b) Cool
(c) Combative
(d) Diffused
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S12. Ans.(b)
Sol. Seethe: boil or be turbulent as if boiling.
Plumb: measure (the depth of a body of water).
Being opposite in meaning, Seethe and Cool are antonyms to each other.

(a) Strengthen
(b) Generate
(c) Stimulate
(d) Release
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S13. Ans.(d)
Sol. Impound: seize and take legal custody of.
Hence Impound and Release are antonyms to each other.

(a) Resist
(b) Injure
(c) Cure
(d) Frank
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S14. Ans.(a)
Sol. Succumb: fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force.
Resist: withstand the action or effect of.
Hence Succumb and Resist are antonyms to each other.

(a) Smart
(b) Fasting
(c) Sickly
(d) Valuable
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S15. Ans.(b)
Sol. Edacious: of or relating to eating.
Fasting: willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time.
Hence Edacious and Fasting are antonyms to each other.

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